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Apply now Job no: 97545-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Training, Employee Development

Position Summary:

The Collaborative for Advancing Learning and Teaching (the Collaborative) promotes and supports excellence in teaching and learning at UW-Madison. The Collaborative is seeking new staff members to join a team of teaching and learning scholars dedicated to partnering with faculty and future faculty (current graduate students and postdocs) to enhance instruction and student learning experiences.

The people in these positions will work primarily with Excel, a course design initiative intended to help instructors apply evidence-based and learner-centered teaching practices to their courses. Instructors engaged in the initiative will have previously participated in professional development in teaching on campus. The Instructional Consultants will be essential members of Collaborative and will have the opportunity to help shape the nascent Excel initiative. In addition to their work with Excel, staff may also be assigned to assist with projects in other Collaborative departments based on program needs and staff expertise.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required; Ph.D. or terminal degree preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications:
Experience facilitating professional development about teaching in a higher education or K-12 setting
Minimum 1 year of experience teaching courses in a higher education or K-12 setting

Desired Qualification
Experience planning, managing, and executing programs and projects
Working knowledge of current teaching and learning literature
Experience designing courses
Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and be part of a diverse team
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively on multiple projects
Familiarity with a variety of instructional technology tools

Additional Information:

The Collaborative for Advancing Learning and Teaching is seeking full-time Instructional Consultants but will consider qualified applicants for a percentage less than 100%.

This position may become renewable based on need and additional funding availability.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button (, PVL 97545) to start the application process. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience. PDF preferred, but not required. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications.
To see the full position description, click on "List of Duties." 


Kory Deavers
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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